Reviewing Data Sets

What's My Data 2?

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What's My Data 2?

This box and whisker plot represents the quiz scores of 13 students in Mr. Beel’s science class.

  1. Find the five number summary for the data shown in the box plot.
    • Lower extreme
    • Lower quartile
    • Median
    • Upper quartile
    • Upper extreme
  2. What do these numbers tell you about the data?
  3. What is the interquartile range (IQR)? What does it tell you about the data?
  4. Create a set of 13 data values for the box plot. Explain how you chose your data set.
  5. Adjust your data set so that the values are clustered around the extreme values and the median.
  6. Adjust your data set so that the values are clustered around the lower and upper quartiles.